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Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
15.9M
People fully
vaccinated
6M
% Fully
vaccinated
69.11%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All travellers arriving by air, as well as all travellers entering by bus/rail/car who have stayed in a country with an increased risk of infection in the 10 days before entering Switzerland, are subject to the requirement for a pre-departure negative PCR test. The test must be taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Only molecular tests are accepted - the result of a rapid antigen test is not sufficient. Children aged 12 and under are exempted. More exemptions from the Testing and Quarantine Requirement are available.
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
355.3K
People fully
vaccinated
162.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
39.82%
Latest News:
Latest News: International Restrictions: *Entry to The Bahamas: Flight availability is restricted, only limited international and domestic flight options are available while the state of emergency remains in force. Arrival via transit destinations such as Cuba, may be possible for eligible travellers. This is subject to change. Refer to the travel advice and restrictions before travelling. *Arrival: Health Visa and Quarantine requirement: Under the emergency orders, the government of The Bahamas have introduced mandatory health visa and insurance procedures and mandatory testing for visitors, nationals and residents entering The Bahamas. The orders which set this out are available...
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test obtained within 3 days prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers are required to complete a Health Questionnaire on arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
355.3K
People fully
vaccinated
162.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
39.82%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement unknown. After 1 November, travellers who are staying in The Bahamas more than four nights/five days will be required to take an additional rapid antigen test. More details are available at the Ministry of Tourism website.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test obtained within 3 days prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers are required to complete a Health Questionnaire on arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
355.3K
People fully
vaccinated
162.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
39.82%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. A negative COVID-19 RT PCR (molecular swab) test certificate is required on entry as well as a health visa application for international travel. The negative test results must be uploaded when completing the Travel Health Visa Application prior to arrival. The test must not have been taken more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. The health visa application is available from The Bahamas travel page. Travellers are required to opt-in to a health insurance which covers them for the duration of their stay. After 1 November, travellers who are...
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test obtained within 3 days prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers are required to complete a Health Questionnaire on arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
3.5M
People fully
vaccinated
1.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.69%
Latest News:
Latest News: Government to suspend entry of travelers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka from 24 May to stem COVID-19 spread (Khaleej Times, 23.05.2021). French authorities add Bahrain, Colombia, Costa Rica and Uruguay to list of COVID-19 high-risk countries (SVI, 17.05.2021). Bahrain establish 'corridor' for vaccinated travellers (Reuters, 10.05.2021). International Restrictions: Commercial flights are now operating to and from Bahrain on a reduced service. *Entry to Bahrain: Bahrain International Airport remains open, including for transit and transfer passengers, and visas on arrival are available for UK nationals. All arrivals aged 7 years and above, except for those...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
3.5M
People fully
vaccinated
1.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.69%
Quarantine:
Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to PCR. All arrivals into Bahrain aged 7 years and above, will be subject to coronavirus testing procedures, and will be required to self-isolate until test results have been received, unless they are able to prove an exemption as set out above. Those who test positive will be subject to further quarantine measures and health treatment, offered free of charge, at hospital or quarantine centres. Those who test positive but are without symptoms may be permitted to self-isolate at home or at their hotel. Two additional coronavirus tests are required five and ten days...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
3.5M
People fully
vaccinated
1.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.69%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. All arrivals into Bahrain aged 7 years and above, must pay for and undergo a coronavirus test on arrival and self-isolate until test results have been received, unless they are able to prove an exemption as set out above. The fixed fee will also cover a further coronavirus test required to be taken on the tenth day after arrival into Bahrain. Those arriving via the King Fahd Causeway will not be tested but unless exempt as above, are required to provide a negative PCR certificate valid from a test taken up to...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
0.9M
People fully
vaccinated
384.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
73.78%
Latest News:
Latest news: Government of Maldives bans travel from South Asia (Al Jazeera, 12.05.2021). Non-essential travel between some islands will be banned starting 4 May because of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 03.05.2021). International Restrictions: *Screening on arrival: Maldives reopened its borders on 15 July 2020. Effective from 16 December 2020, all visitors must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival to Maldives. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 96 hours prior to departure. You should arrange to take a private test. All travellers to the Maldives must fill in a Traveller Health Declaration form 24...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Traveller Health Declaration within 96 hours prior to departure required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry
Total doses
given
0.9M
People fully
vaccinated
384.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
73.78%
Quarantine:
Self-isolation at own accommodation for non-tourists. All non-tourist passengers travelling from the UK (includes 12-hour transit) to the Maldives (such as residents, work visa holders and returning students) need to self-isolate for 10 days and register on the Haalubelun portal. During the 10 day quarantine period, visitors must also get tested for Covid-19 after 5 days and again after 10 days. These requirements do not apply to tourists and the government has said it has no plans to quarantine tourists on arrival.
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Traveller Health Declaration within 96 hours prior to departure required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry
Total doses
given
0.9M
People fully
vaccinated
384.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
73.78%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. all visitors must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on arrival to Maldives. The test and negative PCR certificate must be issued no more than 96 hours prior to departure. You should arrange to take a private test. All travellers to the Maldives must fill in a Traveller Health Declaration form 24 hours before departure to and return from the Maldives.
More information
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Traveller Health Declaration within 96 hours prior to departure required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry
Total doses
given
8.5M
People fully
vaccinated
3.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
Latest News:
Latest News: Panama closes borders with Colombia amid COVID-19 concerns (RCN, 19.05.2021). Stricter COVID-19 measures in Chiriqui and Veraguas (OSAC, 13.05.21). International Restrictions: *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): International flights have resumed to and from Tocumen International Airport. An electronic affidavit of good health for all travellers entering the country needs to be filled in upon arrival. The affidavit form will be available at the website: https://www.panamadigital.gob.pa/RegistroPacoViajero. The completed affidavit will generate a QR code, which will needs to be scanned on arrival at Tocumen Airport. Panama encourages the use of the IATA Travel Pass app. This app will...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR or antigen test tested within 72 hours prior to arrival is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
An electronic 'Health Declaration' must be completed prior to departure
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
8.5M
People fully
vaccinated
3.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to category. Upon arrival in Panama, travellers will be expected to take another COVID-19 PCR test. Travellers are responsible for covering the costs. If you have a negative result, you do not need to quarantine. If the results are positive, travellers need a PCR-RT test by +ICGES and will be required to comply with a 14 quarantine at a government facility. From Monday 24 May, all travellers entering the country that have the Digital Certification of Vaccination (DCV) for more than 14 days with the IATA Travel Pass, plus a negative COVID-19 test, will...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR or antigen test tested within 72 hours prior to arrival is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
An electronic 'Health Declaration' must be completed prior to departure
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
8.5M
People fully
vaccinated
3.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.98%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. Entry into Panama is open to Panamanian nationals, residents, tourists and business travellers who have a negative COVID-19 PCR test results. You must take the test no more than 48 hours before you arrive in Panama. From Monday 24 May, all travellers entering the country that have the Digital Certification of Vaccination (DCV) for more than 14 days with the IATA Travel Pass, plus a negative COVID-19 test, will be exempt from quarantine From 3 May, travellers who have spent the last 15 days in the UK, South Africa, India or South America, or have...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR or antigen test tested within 72 hours prior to arrival is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
An electronic 'Health Declaration' must be completed prior to departure
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
59.9M
People fully
vaccinated
20M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.65%
Latest News:
Latest News: Disruption expected as authorities impose 14-day quarantine measures on all pilots of China Airlines (AeroTime, 10.05.2021). Taiwanese government bars entry of foreign travelers who have recently been to India (Reuters, 03.05.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19): -Travel ban on foreign nationals: The authorities have announced a temporary ban on foreign nationals entering, or transiting, Taiwan, with the exception of residents. These measures will be effective from 19 May until 18 June and will be adjusted on a rolling basis depending on the latest COVID-19 situation. Exceptions may be made for emergency or humanitarian...
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Masks
Mask is required in public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test with the specimen collection taken within 2 calendar days prior to departure is required for non-nationals (ARC holders and transit passengers are also exempt)
Quarantine
3 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
A ‘Quarantine System for Entry’ form must be completed within 48 hours prior to travel
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
59.9M
People fully
vaccinated
20M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.65%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement at government designated site or own accommodation. The local authorities have announced that from 15 January 2021, there will be tightened quarantine measures in Taiwan, and group quarantine facilities will now be available for passengers travelling from low-risk countries. Passengers who are eligible and choose to quarantine at a private residence rather than a quarantine hotel or a group quarantine facility will be required to declare that their residence complies with quarantine requirements. You should refer to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for further information.
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Masks
Mask is required in public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test with the specimen collection taken within 2 calendar days prior to departure is required for non-nationals (ARC holders and transit passengers are also exempt)
Quarantine
3 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
A ‘Quarantine System for Entry’ form must be completed within 48 hours prior to travel
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):